Within the framework of the World Metropolitan Day, Marmara Municipalities Union and Argüden Governance Academy will hold a webinar on “Metropolitan Governance and Health: The Experience of COVID-19” on 7th October. During the event, COVID-19 pandemic and public health will be approached from metropolitan governance perspective. Two metropolitan mayors and a public health professor will share their experiences and suggestions on metropolitan response to pandemics with the participants.
Symulaneous translation to English will be available during the event!
Program (Turkey time)
Opening Speeches: 10.00-10.15
M. Cemil Arslan (Secretary General, Marmara Municipalities Union): The Metropolitan Response to the Pandemic
Metin Çakmakçı (Chairman, Argüden Governance Academy Foundation): The Role of Local Authorities in Public Health
Panel: Metropolitan Cities and COVID-19 – 10.15-11.15
Moderator: Erkin Erimez (Argüden Governance Academy)
Panelists: Tahir Büyükakın (Mayor, Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality): The Experiences and Policy Suggestions
Kadir Albayrak (Mayor, Tekirdag Metropolitan Municipality): The Experiences and Policy Suggestions
Önder Ergönül (Director of Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Koç University): COVID-19 and Healthy Cities
Q&A – 11.15-11.30